Scotts Creek Elementary School

516 Parris Branch,

Sylva, NC, 28779-9083

Tel: (828)631-2740
Grades: KG-8

504 students

Scotts Creek Elementary School serves 504 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Scotts Creek Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 504 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 504 students
Scotts Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Scotts Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Scotts Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Scotts Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
Scotts Creek Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
2%
27%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
52%
Scotts Creek Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.64
Scotts Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
45%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
8%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,920 students has grown by 58% over five years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,920 1,593
Jackson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $19 MM
Jackson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,657 $11,105
Jackson County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,726 $10,880
Jackson County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jackson Co School Of Alternative (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jackson Co School Of Alternative (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hazelwood Elementary School (10 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Jackson County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.27, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Jackson County is Altus School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.